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Course Overview

The course examines human behavior from conception through very old age. Throughout the course, the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth of individuals and families (micro systems) are studied. Each aspect of development is examined in the context of the environment’s influence upon optimal growth. Additionally, attention is given to the interplay among culture, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity upon human behavior through the life course.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of the department

Program: Social Work

Credit: 3

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SWK-441

Quantitative Research Methods…

The focus of this course is on the…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-442

Qualitative Research Methods…

This course focuses on statistical and qualitative methods…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-482

Social Work Practice…

This course focuses on the development of skills…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-484

Social Work Practicum…

This course is part of a sequence with…

Social Work

Credits 4

SWK-486

Social Work Practicum…

This is the second semester course following SWK…

Social Work

Credits 4

SWK-494

Senior Seminar

This course taken in the final semester of…

Social Work

Credits 3